Turkey, 21 percent in transport passengers between 2.3 European countries, the second to last place with 4.4 per cent in freight transport ...
Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (electricty) Chamber of Mechanical Engineers, pointed out that Turkey was second to last in the rail passenger and freight transport between 21 European countries according to international statistics.
Mechanical Engineers in a written statement made by the Chamber, 'Transport at Railway Truth Report, after xnumx'l the years, our country highway is administered mainly a transport policy and railway construction of which is expressed in came to a halt, Turkey's railway between 1950 European countries, according to international statistics 21 the passenger transport, the second with 2.3 on the load transport is specified as the second.
Ali Ekber Çakar, President of the Chamber of Mechanical Engineers of Turkey, gave the following information on the railways:
• After the 1950 years, there has been unusual deterioration in rail freight and passenger transportation as a result of the implementation of a road-based transportation policy. Railway construction came to a halt.
1950 42 78 1.80 4.80 19 82.84 90 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX. Road transport increased from XNUMX to XNUMX at XNUMX and XNUMX at passenger during the same period.
• According to international statistics, Turkey, 21 2.3 percent in passenger transport by rail between European countries, freight transport on the second to last place with 4.4 percent. The main reason for this situation is the transportation policies that transport railroad and maritime transportation by transferring its resources to international oil and automotive monopolies via highways.
• The subject of privatization of TCDD is on the agenda again and this process is about to be completed with hasty decisions. Until now, state-controlled and one-handed railway operation is aimed to be handed over to private companies and subcontractors by the adoption of the Decree Law No. 655, whose infrastructure works have been completed and the liquidation of TCDD is aimed.
• Turn to in speed rail yenileme projects on old lines, with the necessary infrastructure, maintenance and renovation works; “fast / accelerated train lı projects that are not based on new infrastructure and high standard new line construction should be stopped; opinions and warnings of professional chambers, trade unions, experts, scientists and universities should be taken into consideration.
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